The Electoral Commission (EC) says the violence and related deaths that characterized the 2020 election must be laid at the doorsteps of the agencies mandated to provide security for the election.

According to the Chairperson, Jean Mensa, the Commission is not in charge of election security thus, cannot be blamed for the deaths of some seven persons at five centers during the December polls.

She was speaking at an Inter-Party Advisory Committee (IPAC) workshop to review the election.
Mrs. Mensa, however, urged the police to speed up investigations into the killings to deliver justice to the affected.

The EC Chairperson also touted what she says are the achievements of her outfit in the management of the 2020 election.

According to her, the Commission saved ¢522 million of taxpayers’ money during the process.
She further explained that there was no recorded case of Covid-19 during the registration or exhibition of the new voters’ register.

Meanwhile, no representative of the opposition National Democratic Congress was present at the workshop.

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